Channel Coding with MPSK/Orthogonal Multi-Carrier Transmission

Wei HUANG  Masao NAKAGAWA  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E79-A   No.9   pp.1401-1407
Publication Date: 1996/09/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Information Theory and Its Applications)
Category: Communication/Spread Spectrum
Keyword: 
orthogonal multi-carrier,  trellis coded modulation,  

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Summary: 
A channel coding which combines convolutional coding and M-ary PSK/orthogonal multi-carrier (MPSK/OMC) transmission is proposed. A coding gain is achieved without sacrificing the data rate or occupying extra bandwidth. The proposed coding formula is that the imformation data bits of bit interval Ts are serial to parallel converted to P parallel branches where each branch has a bit interval Tp = PTs. The data bits of the parallel branches are encoded through a rate nP/(n + 1)(2P - 1) convolutional encoding process and the total (n+1)(2P-1) symbol of the encoder output is transmitted by 2P - 1 OMCs where each carrier is modulated by MPSK/OMC (M = 2n + 1). Following performance analysis of a coding form using rate P/(2P - 1) convolutional encoder and BPSK/OMC modulation, a general channel coding combining convolutional coding and MPSK/OMC modulation is discussed.